Indictment alleges Poland church school principal had sex with t - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Indictment alleges Poland church school principal had sex with teen

Posted: Updated:
Christopher Stivers Christopher Stivers
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -

A Struthers man accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl when he was principal of a Poland Township church school has been indicted.

The Mahoning County Grand Jury on Thursday handed up an indictment charging Christopher Stivers with four counts of sexual battery.

The indictment alleges that the sexual contact took place between early October and late November, just days after the girl turned 14.

According to police, the activity took place at the Gospel Baptist School on Clingan Road, where Stivers served as principal.

The law Stivers is accused of violating prohibits sexual conduct between students and persons in positions of authority in school.

Stivers has been free on $100,000 bond since his initial appearance in lower court.

He'll be arraigned before a judge in Mahoning County Court.

RELATED COVERAGE: Police gather 'bags and bags' of evidence for investigation of Poland church school principal

  • More From wfmj.comHot ClicksMore>>

  • Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border for final push

    Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border for final push

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:03:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik). A mother dresses her child at the Alfa & Omega migrant shelter in Mexicali, Mexico, Thursday, April 26, 2018, as they travel north with a caravan of Central American migrants. The caravans have been a fairly common ...(AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik). A mother dresses her child at the Alfa & Omega migrant shelter in Mexicali, Mexico, Thursday, April 26, 2018, as they travel north with a caravan of Central American migrants. The caravans have been a fairly common ...
    About 175 people in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers are on the final leg of a monthlong journey to the United States.More >>
    About 175 people in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers are on the final leg of a monthlong journey to the United States.More >>
  • Investigators: DNA from genealogy site caught serial killer

    Investigators: DNA from genealogy site caught serial killer

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:55:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, left, talks to reporters about the arrest Joesph James DeAngelo, seen in photo, on suspicion of committing a string of violent crimes in the 1970's and 1980's after a news conference. ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, left, talks to reporters about the arrest Joesph James DeAngelo, seen in photo, on suspicion of committing a string of violent crimes in the 1970's and 1980's after a news conference. ...
    The suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific but deadlier after losing his job as a police officer.More >>
    The suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific but deadlier after losing his job as a police officer.More >>
  • Trump boasted he'd open all JFK files, but now says he can't

    Trump boasted he'd open all JFK files, but now says he can't

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:55:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump has decided not to release classified documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.More >>
    President Donald Trump has decided not to release classified documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms